The Jerusalem Bird Observatory - JBO, houses the
Israel national bird-ringing center. Together with the active
ringing station, it serves as an ideal tool for conservation studies and
research that monitor bird populations. Birds Migration patterns
in Israel are studied
throughout the various seasons. Data is collected and analyzed in a
The JBO is located in the center of Jerusalem near
the Knesset. Visitors can stop by for an
eco-experience. Bird watching and presentation about bird migration in
Israel is available for tourists visiting as groups or individuals.
the JBO provides
Israeli students, particularly children living in Jerusalem and other urban
areas, with a unique opportunity to experience the environment first-hand.
Student activities include "close encounters" with ringed birds, birdwatching
tours, a birdwatching club, lectures about bird life, nature conservation,
and presentations of current research being conducted at the JBO.